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From trip +‎ -ant, alteration of tripping, present participle of trip. Compare Scots trippand ‎(tripping), present participle of trip ‎(to skip, go nimbly, trip).


trippant ‎(not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Represented as walking or trotting, usually with one of the forehooves lifted while the remaining three are on the ground.

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